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Minor earthquake 3.68 mag, 2 km E of Big Bear Lake, CA



Earthquake location 34.241333S, -116.8853302WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Bear Lake in CA. The 3.68-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:40:50 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 20:40:50 / August 9, 2017 @ 8:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.53 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.53 km, -116.8853302° West, 34.241333° North. Id of earthquake: ci37730031. Event ids that are associated: ci37730031, nc72865126.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Temecula, San Dimas, Chino Hills (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ontario (c. 163 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km E of Big Bear Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.68 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8853302° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.241333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km E of Big Bear Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-09 20:40:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-09 20:46:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 211 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 106 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03603 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37730031 Id of event.
Event Code 37730031 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37730031,nc72865126, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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